on Thursday 17 December 2020 from 13h00 to 14h30 (CET)
Topic: There were significant developments for non-profit associations during 2020 and we expect to see at least as much action in 2021.
During this annual lunch-debate (replaced by a webinar this year), various
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Lancement de Citoyens UNESCO pour la planète / Launch of UNESCO Green Citizens
disarmament", the ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear
Weapons will now come into force on 22 January, after Honduras became the
50th Member State to ratify on Saturday.
The UN Secretary-General António Guterres in a statement commended all the
countries whose ratification of the accord, approved by 122 nations at the
The UIA welcomes its newest Associate Member, the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).
UIA Virtual Round Table Asia-Pacific
Seoul Tourism Organization (STO),
host of UIA virtual Round Table Asia-pacific 2020, has donated the total income
from registration fees for this event as scholarships for two students from
disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds.
Please be aware that one of our speakers is seriously ill and will not be in a position to take part in the planned webinar of this Thursday 22.10 on "Liability of Associations" .
MOOC on Promoting and Protecting Human Rights: a Global Overview
In times of violence and crisis, human rights are important safeguards. In times of peace, security and development, they are important pillars sustaining our common humanity. They are more than moral or legal concepts: they are the lymph of our lives. For them to run effectively, we need to relentlessly promote and protect them.
News from sources other than the UIA. International organizations listed in the Yearbook of International Organizations, and UIA's members may add their own public news items.
Note: The UIA reserves the right to remove any posts it deems inappropriate for this list, for example commercial ads.
To push business beyond boundaries, Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC), the leading venue in Thailand and Southeast Asia, introduces full range of technology for online conference and meeting, allowing for transition into the new normal digital age, answering the needs of Thai and foreign event organisers.
2020 Work Report
For the first time, the international No-Dig 2022 conference brings together experts in trenchless techniques from around the world to Finland. The event, organised at Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre 3 – 5 October 2022, is hosted by the Finnish Society for Trenchless Technology.
Poland Convention Bureau of Polish Tourism Organisation in cooperation with SITE Poland introduced a new tool dedicated to the promotion of Poland. Built around the offer of municipal and regional convention bureaux plus the resources, expertise and experience of Poland Convention Bureau and SITE Poland, it joins the Poland Online Site Inspection catalogue as the latest solution targeting the MICE sector.